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With a qualification in sports massage and neuromuscular therapy from the National Training Centre (NTC) you can set up your own private practice, work within an established clinic, work with football teams, athletes, or become the resident therapist in one of the growing number of health clubs and personal training centres that are becoming so popular nationwide.
Have these last few lockdowns left you with stress, aches, and pains? Let Giada Labrecque sort you out with her holistic approach to physical therapy.
Your “back pain” might be a misnomer. We often confuse pain for a problem.
Your "back pain" might be a misnomer. We often confuse pain for a problem. Doctors often do not help matters by not doing thorough examinations, and just offering a prescription of pain pills or anti-inflammatory drugs when the patient comes in with a complaint of pain.
One of the most important concept in spine care is making the patient an active participant in their rehabilitation.
Technically, the hip is the ball-and-socket joint between the long bone of the thigh and the pelvis; but more often than not, many people will point to a number of different places on their back or pelvis and say, “My hip is killing me” when it’s not really “the hip” at all!
Q: I started a new job nine months ago. Since then, I’ve met only about five of my colleagues face to face, and just for brief periods. We’ve all been working from home, and I feel quite isolated. We do all the usual bonding stuff such as online cookery and cocktail-making events but they’re not the same. I fear this will not change any time soon and I’m wondering what I can do to make me enjoy work more. My productivity is starting to dip too? (EC, email).
Low back pain for many of us is somewhat of a middle age problem. Lots of sufferers begin to seek physio care in their thirties and forties and wonder how it all happened. Perhaps it was a sneeze, a long drive, or gardening in the yard that set the pain off. But you were always able to do these things before without so much as a chirp from your low back. And now things are different. Even job stress can add to back pain.
A major manufacturer of workstations reports that 86 per cent of work computer users have to sit all day, and when they do rise from sitting, more than half (56 per cent) use food as the excuse to get up and move. In addition to sitting at work, for meals, and commuting to/from work, 36 per cent sit another one to two hours watching TV, 10 per cent sit one to two hours for gaming, 25 per cent sit one to two hours for reading/lounging, and 29 per cent use their home computer for one to two hours. In summary, the average Irish person sits for 9.5 hours a day and sleep for eight hours. That's a total of 17.5 hours a day off their feet.
A major manufacturer of workstations reports that 86 percent of work computer users have to sit all day, and when they do rise from sitting, more than half (56 percent) use food as the excuse to get up and move.